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wnpa-sec-2023-21 · Kafka dissector crash

Summary

Name: Kafka dissector crash

Docid: wnpa-sec-2023-21

Date: July 12, 2023

Affected versions: 4.0.0 to 4.0.6, 3.6.0 to 3.6.14

Fixed versions: 4.0.7, 3.6.15

References:

Wireshark issue 19105.
CVE-2023-3648.

Details

Description

The Kafka dissector could crash.

Impact

It may be possible to make Wireshark crash by injecting a malformed packet onto the wire or by convincing someone to read a malformed packet trace file.

Resolution

Upgrade to Wireshark 4.0.7, 3.6.15 or later.